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Sep 30 2016
Congratulations to James Rabe ('20) and Raleigh Browne ('19), who are both recipients of this year's National Latin Exam Scholarship.  This award recognizes outstanding performance on the annual high school exam and contributes financially to the study of Classics at the collegiate level.  Rabe, as...
Sep 20 2016
Jennifer Trimble was the Townsend Visiting Professor in Fall 2016. Professor Trimble delivered three Townsend Lectures in 165 McGraw Hall at Cornell University, September 9, 12 and 14, 2016.
Professor Mark Edwards
Sep 1 2016
It is with great sadness that the Department of Classics announces the passing of Professor Mark Edwards, former Department Chair, on August 26th.  A native Brit who had previously taught at Brown University and Queen's University, Ontario, Mark arrived at Stanford in 1969.  Although widely...
Aug 12 2016
Congratulating to Prof. Justin Leidwanger on being awarded $290,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his excavation and analysis at the underwater shipwreck site of Marzamemi in Sicily. More info on the awards. For more info on the Marzamemi project check out the blog and Facebook...
Jul 21 2016
Insights on past and present stream from a founding Stanford department Stanford was abuzz in April 1902 with a new and ambitious project out of its Classics Department. Professors Augustus Taber Murray and Henry Rushton Fairclough were putting on Sophocles’ Antigone in the West Coast’s first...